Linden firefighters accuse chief of assault, racism

Linden firefighters accuse chief of assault, racism

LINDEN, NJ — A Linden Fire Department senior captain has made a series of allegations against fire Chief Joseph Dooley, including that he was “physically assaulted” by the chief at the scene of a call. Reading from a prepared statement at the council meeting on Monday, Sept. 17, Capt. Fred Castle alleged that Dooley used […]

Rallied church set to celebrate 90th anniversary

Rallied church set to celebrate 90th anniversary

UNION, NJ – Monsignor Anselm Nwaorgu was talking about how the congregants at St. Michael’s rallied together and raised almost three times the amount of money needed to restore the Roman Catholic church’s bells. As he finished making his point about their generosity, a clap of thunder rattled the window inside his office. It was […]

Union makes list of Money’s Best Places to Live

Union makes list of Money’s Best Places to Live

UNION, NJ — Union came in at No. 43 on Money magazine’s annual list of Best Places to Live 2018, the publication announced Monday, Sept. 17. Citing characteristics from economy to diversity, Union was one of two New Jersey towns chosen, and Parsippany-Troy Hills in Morris County was the other. Among nine major criteria, Union […]

Gone…

Gone…

UNION, NJ  — The vacant Terminal Mill Ends building that was a huge part of the Union Center shopping district since 1949 was demolished in mid-September to make way for redevelopment. The family-owned business relocated to nearby Springfield in 2017 and continues to serve their community. To view our demolition video footage CLICK HERE !!  

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Andre Vieira, senior — boys soccer “Andre Vieira is a four-year varsity player and captain. He exemplifies what a leader is on and off the field. Andre is a player that leads on the field with his work ethic and positive attitude that sets the tone with his teammates. His hard work has paid off […]

Developer claims 750 Walnut to create same traffic pattern

Developer claims 750 Walnut to create same traffic pattern

CRANFORD, NJ — A proposed 905-unit apartment complex at 750 Walnut Ave. would generate “roughly the same” amount of traffic as it would if it were a fully occupied industrial complex, according to an engineer for Hartz Mountain Industries. Karl Pehnke, the traffic engineer for the developer, estimated at the Sept. 13 Cranford Planning Board […]

Ousted Roselle school board member takes case before judge

Ousted Roselle school board member takes case before judge

NEWARK, NJ  – The attorney for a deposed member of the Roselle Board of Education argued that his client should be reinstated because its members acted against their own bylaws when they voted to dismiss him. Daniel Antonelli, the attorney for Archange Antoine, repeatedly argued the board was wrong to cite Policy 145 concerning the […]

Elections board rebuffs Linden schools on primary vote

Elections board rebuffs Linden schools on primary vote

LINDEN, NJ – The local Board of Education is exploring other security options after its formal request to have June primary voting removed from its schools was turned down by the Union County Board of Elections. Raymond Topoleski, the president of the board, said the members are concerned for the safety of the students on […]

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